The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 30 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.73% 1.51% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 1.56% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 14
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £34,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
636 641 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.45% 96.68% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 536 538 493
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 53 (64.63%) C#
2 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (52.44%) .NET
4 42 (51.22%) SQL
5 33 (40.24%) MVC
6 27 (32.93%) Scrum
6 27 (32.93%) C++
6 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
7 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
8 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
9 18 (21.95%) Degree
9 18 (21.95%) Finance
9 18 (21.95%) HTML
10 17 (20.73%) QA
10 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.29%) SDLC
11 15 (18.29%) Games
11 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
11 15 (18.29%) Java
11 15 (18.29%) XML
12 14 (17.07%) CSS
12 14 (17.07%) Python
12 14 (17.07%) VB.NET
12 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (15.85%) NoSQL
13 13 (15.85%) PHP
13 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
13 13 (15.85%) VB
14 12 (14.63%) DevOps
14 12 (14.63%) User Experience

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) Node.js
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (8.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.54%) MySQL
4 7 (8.54%) Riak
5 6 (7.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (7.32%) Big Data
6 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.88%) SQLite
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Maven
2 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) Ant
3 2 (2.44%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) NUnit
3 2 (2.44%) TestNG
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) Moq
4 1 (1.22%) MSTest
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.22%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Games
3 10 (12.20%) Marketing
4 7 (8.54%) Welsh Language
5 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (2.44%) Law
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) .NET
2 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.95%) HTML
4 15 (18.29%) XML
5 14 (17.07%) CSS
6 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (7.32%) HTML5
7 6 (7.32%) Web Services
8 5 (6.10%) Ajax
8 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.10%) jQuery
9 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.88%) Apache Flex
10 3 (3.66%) JSON
11 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.44%) Akka
11 2 (2.44%) CSS3
11 2 (2.44%) WCF
12 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Informatics
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Linux
1 3 (3.66%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) MVC
3 27 (32.93%) Scrum
4 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.29%) SDLC
6 12 (14.63%) DevOps
7 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.20%) Online Marketing
7 10 (12.20%) Test Planning
7 10 (12.20%) Time Management
8 9 (10.98%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.98%) Functional Programming
8 9 (10.98%) TDD
9 8 (9.76%) BDD
10 7 (8.54%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.32%) OOP
12 3 (3.66%) ITIL
13 2 (2.44%) ETL
13 2 (2.44%) OO
13 2 (2.44%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) C#
2 42 (51.22%) SQL
3 27 (32.93%) C++
4 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.29%) Java
6 14 (17.07%) Python
6 14 (17.07%) VB.NET
7 13 (15.85%) PHP
7 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
7 13 (15.85%) VB
8 9 (10.98%) C
8 9 (10.98%) Erlang
8 9 (10.98%) Haskell
8 9 (10.98%) Scala
9 8 (9.76%) Ruby
10 7 (8.54%) Clojure
11 4 (4.88%) Delphi
12 2 (2.44%) Lisp
12 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) TOWER Software
3 4 (4.88%) Adobe
3 4 (4.88%) Sybase
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